Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart [dot] org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.

Cancellation Policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.


Starts on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Tuesdays, January 6-February 24, 2015, 10:00–12:30 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.

Starts on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
8 Tuesdays, January 6–February 24, 2015, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper.

Starts on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, January 7–February 25, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and various pencils.

Starts on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, January 21–March 11, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn advanced color mixing and composition in a relaxed atmosphere.

Starts on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, September 10–October 29, 2014, 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Relax and unwind after work. Learn about mixing colors and basic composition.

Starts on Thursday, January 22, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Thursdays, January 22–March 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Beginners will be given a comprehensive approach to watercolor.

Starts on Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Fridays, January 9–February 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

Starts on Sunday, January 18, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
3 Sundays, January 18–February1, 2015, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Explore three classic printmaking processes using a beautiful vintage printing press.

Starts on Sunday, February 15, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
3 Sundays, February 15–March 1, 2015, 12:30–3:00 p.m.

Experience the brilliant light of the Ames Family Atrium while drawing a live model! Other afternoons will be spent in the galleries.